SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT
Saturday’s Topic: “10 Weirdest Objects in the Universe” and “Tour of the Constellation Canes Venatici”
Net Control: Billye KF5PDS
Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: Battlefield Earth (2000)
2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.
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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.
Discussion topic of the evening.
The 10 Weirdest Objects in the Universe
What can you see in the sky over the next couple of weeks?
East, Nightfall/Early Evenings
A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.
Constellation Canes Venatici
Photo #1 Globular Cluster (M3)
Photo #2 Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)
Photo #3 Sunflower Galaxy (M63)
Photo #4 Barred Spiral Galaxy (M94)
Photo #5 Intermediate Spiral Galaxy (M106)
Photo #6 Whale Galaxy (NGC 4631)
Photo #7 Inclined Spiral Galaxy (NGC 5033)
Photo #8 Hockey Stick Galaxy (NGC 4656)
Recent Astronomical discoveries
Assembly of Massive Galaxy Cluster Witnessed for the First Time
Projectile Cannon Experiments Show How Asteroids can Deliver Water
Space Exploration and Space History
Upgraded emergency communications ground stations for the ISS
Upgraded VHF antenna: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/upgradedvhf-antenna.jpg
Soyuz with VHF antenna: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/soyuzvhf.jpg
Existing VHF antenna at Wallops: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/existingvhf.jpg
Uranus smells like rotten eggs
28th Anniversary Hubble Image: Lagoon Nebula
Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
Hubble Space Telescope